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Today in Herstory: Suffrage Groups Split Over Philosophies

March 31, 1915: Today the Congressional Union for Woman Suffrage became a national organization, adopted a constitution and launched a suffrage campaign that puts it in direct competition with another effort by the National American Woman Suffrage Association.

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Today in Herstory: Suffragists March Once More – Into the Senate

March 6, 1913: Eyewitness accounts of the suffrage parade and pageant three days ago were such a scathing indictment of police inefficiency, indifference and hostility that Senator Wesley Jones, Republican of Washington, who is in charge of the hearings, indicated that no more testimony on the events of the day is needed. The job of the subcommittee will now be to fix responsibility for the disgraceful performance of the police.

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Today in Herstory: The Suffragist “Prison Special” Comes to Chicago

March 5, 1919: The special railroad car, chartered by the National Woman’s Party, left the nation’s capital on February 15th and has given these brave activists a chance to state their case to huge crowds and numerous reporters around the country.